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    • ISBN:9781444929522
    • Publication date:08 Sep 2016
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Fred

By Mick Inkpen
Illustrated by Chloe Inkpen

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A brilliant follow-up to I Will Love You Anyway from the creators of Kipper and Zoe and Beans.

A follow-up to I Will Love You Anyway, this touching rhyming story is full of friendship and tail wagging and will touch a chord with all children who love pets - by the bestselling author of the Kipper and Wibbly Pig series.

'Fetch!' and 'Sit!' and 'Stay!' I understand them all. Those are the words I know. But what is 'Fred'?

Fred the dog may not know his name yet or how to stay out of trouble but one little boy will love him no matter what.

Praise for Mick Inkpen:
'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail
'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

Praise for Zoe and Beans:
'These books will become well-loved members of any child's book collection.' Carousel

For activities, competitions and other fun stuff check out www.chloeinkpen.com

Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English degree course at Nottingham University for a degree in Illustration at the Glasgow School of Art. In her final year Chloë was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Chloë's events in schools, libraries and festivals across the UK regularly receive glowing reviews. Mick and Chloë are the co-creators of Hole in the Zoo, the Fred series and the Zoe and Beans series.

Biographical Notes

Mick Inkpen has been a bestselling children's author for over 25 years. He is one of today's most popular picture book author/illustrators and the famous creator of both Kipper and Wibbly Pig. Mick has won the Children's Book Award for Threadbear and the British Book Award twice, for Penguin Small and Lullabyhullaballoo. Kipper won a BAFTA for Best Animated Film. It wasn't until Mick became a father that he began his career in children's books. Now father and daughter have come together for a unique and exciting picture book partnership. Chloë Inkpen grew up surrounded by picture books and has a natural gift for storytelling. A love of language and art saw her swap an English degree course at Nottingham University for a degree in Illustration at the Glasgow School of Art. In her final year Chloë was awarded second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration. Chloë's events in schools, libraries and festivals across the UK regularly receive glowing reviews. Mick and Chloë are the co-creators of Hole in the Zoo, the Fred series and the Zoe and Beans series.

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  • ISBN: 9781444929539
  • Publication date: 01 Jun 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
A joyful romp of a story with plenty of humour... Charming illustrations complement the rhyming text to bring us a book that will be much-loved. — Parents In Touch
This is a poetic tale of a naughty puppy who is learning words but struggles to understand that 'Fred' is his name. Certain to have children in fits of giggles, but also a book with a heart of gold. — Huffington Post
Charmingly drawn, sweetly written, and it leaves you feeling all warm inside. Puptastic! — The Bookbag
Simultaneously hilarious and touching — The Guardian
This is an utterly charming and heart-warming read, told in rhyme and very easy to learn by heart. This is one book that will be enjoyed over and over by its readers whatever their age. Trust me. There's no one under 60 in our house and we can't leave it alone — Teaching English (Primary Matters)
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Mrs Blackhat and the ZoomBroom

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Kipper: Kipper's Monster

Mick Inkpen
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Cuddle up with Kipper! A classic Kipper story about being afraid of the dark, now in a sturdy board book, perfect for little hands.Where's the best place to try out the most powerful torch there is? Kipper and Tiger decide that it must be in the middle of the woods at the bottom of Big Hill. But just what is that big animal with horns that they can see on the other side of the tent? Perhaps it would be safer to camp in Tiger's room . . .The perfect book to soothe night-time fears.Kipper has been a much-loved picture book character for over 25 years.'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian 'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper' Daily Mail

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Mrs Blackhat

Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen
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Hole in the Zoo

Mick Inkpen, Chloe Inkpen
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Kipper: Hide Me, Kipper

Mick Inkpen
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Cuddle up with Kipper! This playful and funny Kipper story is reissued for a new generation of children.A little squeaky mouse comes running across the page and hides himself inside the 'foldy bit' in the middle of the book. Will the cat find him? Not if Kipper can help it!'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper' Daily Mail'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

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Kipper's Visitor

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Kipper has a visitor - a slightly dirty gosling in need of a bath. But the gosling doesn't say very much. 'Honk!' is about all he can manage!Created for World Book Day 2016 and starring the much-loved Kipper, this charming story follows Kipper and an adorable gosling through a bubbly bathtime.'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian

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Kipper: Kipper's New Pet

Mick Inkpen
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Tickly Christmas Wibbly Pig

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

Award-winning author Mick Inkpen explores the excitement of Christmas ... A sure-fire Christmas classic reissued for a new generation of children. Aunt Larlie is coming to stay and she's brought her knitting needles! She has already given Wibbly a scarf and some gloves and now Wibbly is worried that there is another tickly Christmas present on the way... A perfect tale of a small child's anticipation of Christmas.Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize and is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.

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Penguin Small

Mick Inkpen
Authors:
Mick Inkpen

Penguin Small is a classic story by Mick Inkpen with a surprise giant fold-out page. It tells the story of the last North Pole penguin, who as it turns out was also the smallest penguin! He wants to join his friends in the South Pole, but he's afraid of the water. If only penguins could fly...Penguin Small is a classic story with giant fold out pages, and as ever, vintage Inkpen illustrations for a fabulous story which explains why there are no penguins at the North Pole!'A whale of a book.' - Independent.Mick Inkpen has won the British Book Award, the Children's Book Award and been shortlisted for both the Kate Greenway Medal and the Nestle Prize. He is consistently in the Top Ten most borrowed children's authors from public libraries.

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I Will Love You Anyway

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Kipper: Kipper's Snowy Day

Mick Inkpen
Authors:
Mick Inkpen

Snuggle down and read this classic snowy Kipper title together.Kipper loves the snow and when he sees great white flakes tumbling down one morning, he can't wait to be out enjoying himself. Kipper's friend Tiger isn't nearly as good at snow games as Kipper is, because of his silly, woolly clothes - but they still manage to build a wonderful snowdog.A joyful book with a wintry theme, reissued for a new generation to enjoy.'The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot.' Guardian'You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper.' Daily Mail

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Kipper's Beach Ball

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper: Kipper's Toybox

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen

A classic Kipper picture book, perfect for sharing together.Kipper has one, two, three, four, five, six favourite toys. But he's worried. Someone or something has been nibbling a hole in his toybox. What can it be? And are his toys safe? If you look very closely at the pictures you might just spot the answer... it's a little mouse! Kipper has been a much-loved picture book character for over 25 years."The charmingly comical Inkpen, as always, hits the spot." Guardian"You simply cannot fail to win smiles with a new book about Kipper." Daily Mail

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Kipper: One Year With Kipper

Mick Inkpen
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Kipper's Little Friends

Mick Inkpen
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Mick Inkpen
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Kipper: Kipper's Christmas Eve

Mick Inkpen
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Wibbly Pig: Wibbly Pig and the Tooky

Mick Inkpen
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Kipper

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Lullabyhullaballoo

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The Blue Balloon

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